40 Years Ago

The Oct. 31, 1979 edition of the Journal-Scene reported that the Summerville High School Band took second place for the fourth year in a row among the AAAA bands during the SC High School Marching Band Festival.

On Oct. 31, 1979, Governor Dick Riley suspended Dorchester County Councilman Wilbur Sweat after he was indicted by a county grand jury for official misconduct.

30 Years Ago

On Oct. 27, 1989, the Middleton Razorbacks defeated Summerville 18-9, breaking the Green Wave’s undefeated streak.

On Nov. 1, 1989, the Summerville Police Department sponsored a bicycle rodeo at Flowertown Elementary. They expected about 50 attendees and got 500.

25 Years Ago

On Oct. 27, 1994, the Coastal Carolina Fair opened.

The Nov. 2, 1994 edition of the Journal-Scene reported that the Pinewood Preparatory volleyball team defeated the Upper State champions to win the S.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association Class AAA championship.

10 Years Ago

On Oct. 27, 2009, The Palmetto House marked its 20th year.

On Oct. 28, 2009, Boeing announced its decision to build its second 787 Dreamliner assembly line in North Charleston.

On Oct. 30, 2009, the Woodland football team broke three school records for number of touchdowns in a season (24), receiving yards in a single game (197) and number of receptions in a season (58) during a 47-27 win over Ashley Ridge.

1 Year Ago

On Oct. 31, 2018, the Woodlands Mansion was put up for sale for $6.95 million.

Compiled by Branden Jefferson for the Journal Scene.